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  1. Garden blogs

    Autumn foragers and winter worries

    The ivy is out in flower, it is covered in bees and hoverflies taking advantage of the September sunshine and topping up their nectar stores.

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    Sticky situation needs sorting on the Solstice

    An elusive queen gives Botanic beekeeper Lynda Christie the right royal runaround on the longest day of the year . . .

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    Taking care on a rather blustery day

    Flaming June! Botanic Garden beekeeper Lynda Christie battles with the elements to make her mark

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    Bramble gamble is key to bridging the June gap

    Botanic Garden beekeeper Lynda Christie is praying for rain to boost the nectar flow as swarm season continues

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    The pollen-nation is out in force on a sunny afternoon

    Botanic Garden beekeeper Lynda Christie discovers that, when it comes to honeybees, one plus one equals four!

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    The bees don’t read the books!

    Sneaky bees keep vigilant Lynda on her toes as temperatures rise, swifts soar and ‘swarm time’ looms . . .

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